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October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Village survey highlights potential historic districts

A recent survey of East Aurora has identified more than 580 properties in the village with a significant amount of architectural integrity.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Editorials

Survey should lead to better property maintenance

When one describes East Aurora, it is hard not to use the word “historic.” The Roycroft Campus, a national historic landmark, sits in the heart of the village and attracts visitors from across the world to experience and relive its past.& More...

Spindle items

DRIVER’S DREAD — When the clock struck midnight, signaling the beginning of my 16th birthday, I was not excited. More...

Out of the Past

Josiah Emery II

(Do you have a memory of the East Aurora area you would like to share with Bee readers? Send it to “Out of the Past,” East Aurora Bee, 5564 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14221-5410.)   More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

ZYWICKI, Walter J., of East Aurora, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Mr. More...

Sports

Iroquois field hockey posts rare win over North

Iroquois’ field hockey team gave up its first goal in 11 games when it took on Williamsville North Monday, but given how games against the Lady Spartans have ended for the past half dozen years, coach Pete Tonsoline thought that was an easy tra More...

Travel baseball team seeks players

The South Cheektowaga Sharks 18U travel baseball team is seeking up to two players to finalize its roster for the 2014 season. Players must be born after April 30, 1995, to be eligible, but there is no residency requirement.  More...

EA boys volleyball squad seeking to maintain good play in postseason

East Aurora’s boys volleyball team is working to take coach Carl Cordes’ words to heart this season, as the Blue Devils are doing what they can to make this the “cash-in year” that Cordes proclaimed 2013 to be back at the begi More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Breast Cancer Network sets education seminar   More...

Town justice salary irks Markello

Though many would consider a raise in salary positive news, Town Justice Jeffrey Markello took issue with the proposed 2 percent pay raise — a cap of 50 cents per hour — for elected officials in the Town of Aurora’s 2014 preliminary More...

Local candidates speak at forum

It was a night for incumbents at the League of Women Voters candidates’ forum on Oct. 17. More...

Local News

Elma man charged with Toys R Us murder

Elma resident Bernard Grucza was charged with murder in the second degree on Oct. 16 in connection with the stabbing death of 35-year-old Laurence Wells, the assistant manager of Toys R Us, according to the Town of Hamburg Police Department.  More...

Elma nurse charged with selling painkillers

Elma resident Catherine Vitello was arrested on Oct. 18 for allegedly selling painkillers, including hydrocodone, according to U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul in a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.  More...

EAHS volleyball to hold breakfast fundraiser

The boys and girls of the East Aurora High School volleyball teams will be trading in their volleyballs for plates full of sausage and eggs from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, as they have their first “Breakfast at Brothers” fundraiser. More...

Letters to the Editor

Stop neglecting village buildings

As we go into another winter, I watch 259 and 253 Main St. sit vacant and unheated. Purchased at auction several years ago, 259 and 253 Main St. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a Republican, I was wondering why the Republican Party can’t find a Republican to run for county legislator rather than a Conservative. Are they having a hard time finding someone to represent Republican ideas?  More...

Education

On the Campus

Amber Leigh Ferger of East Aurora was recently awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in bioengineering from the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering at Binghamton University.   More...

On the Campus

Maya Lucyshyn of East Aurora has been named an Edgar Fellow at Geneseo State College. Lucyshyn, a freshman, is one of 43 new recipients of the honor. More...

Lifestyles

Passion, optimism precede Buffalo’s Young Preservationists

The grassroots initiative moves more than buildings

Despite the number of ma jor issues webbing the City of Buffalo’s evolution, it’s evident that area natives maintain a sense of pride in the place they call “home.” More...

Art exhibit comes to Aurora Public Library

The East Aurora Library Gallery will host an art exhibit, “Two Friends,” featuring paintings by Alden resident Rita Hammond and East Aurora resident Dorothy Rosche through Oct. 30. Both artists are members of the East Aurora Art Society. More...

First novel evokes local culture in stories of the supernatural

Thought-provoking, dark and gripping, a new paranormal thriller is a perfect fit for the beginning of autumn.  Author Cathy Jankowiak of West Seneca recently released her debut novel, “Wickedly They Come.”  More...

Business

Starbird Concepts to hold grand opening

When most people get laid off, their world turns upside down. Yet when Rob Starbird was laid off from the aerospace company he worked for, he and his wife Sandy had a plan: They would pursue their mutual passion for making metal art.  More...

Events

Executives present digital age marketing tactics   More...

Urban Design reveals new location on Oakwood Avenue

Urban Design, LLC, located at 659 Oakwood Ave., East Aurora, will celebrate its grand opening at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1.  More...